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Anne (Soblet) Chastain (1675 - 1723)

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Anne Chastain formerly Soblet
Born in Champagne-Ardenne, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Goochland, Colony of Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in King William, Goochland, Virginia, USAmap
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Categories: Huguenot Migration.

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Anne (Soblet) Chastain was a Huguenot emigrant.
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Anne Soblet was baptized ~ October 27, 1675, Sedan, Champagne, France. [1] She was the daughter of Abraham and Susanne (Brian) Soblet

The Soblet family fled France in 1686 in the wake of revived Huguenot persecution. Abraham Soblet, his wife Susanne, and sons, Abraham and Jacques Soblet sought refuge in Protestant Germany and later went to Holland and then to England. The Soblet set sail for American in 1700. Anne Soblet, her mother Susanne Soblet, and Anne's younger brothers, Pierre Louis and Littleberry Soblet arrived in Jamestown, Virginia in October 1700 on the ship Peter and Anthony. Her father and two older brothers, Abraham and Jacques Soblet had arrived earlier on the ship Mary and Ann on July 12, 1700. It was the first of four ships carrying Huguenot refugees. [2]

Anne was the third wife [3] of Dr. Pierre Chastain (who was also a Huguenot refugee, arriving with Anne's father in Virginia on the Mary and Ann). She was married Oct 1701 at Manakin Town, Henrico Co., VA. Their children were ... 1. Judith Chastain (m. 1st., Gille Ballew and 2nd., Thomas Walker) 2. Susanna Chastain (m. James Robinson) 3. Pierre Chastain (m. Mildred "Middy" Archer) 4. Mary Chastain 5. Elizabeth Chastain (m. David LeSueur, Jr.) 6. Rene Chastain (m. Mrs., Judith Martin Gevedon, m. 1st., Thomas Gevedon) 7. Janne Chastain 8. Marie/Mary Magdalene Chastain (m. Guillaume Salle)

Anne died 3 April 1723 in Henrico County, Virginia Memorial Words from the Register of Deaths. "3 April 1723, died Anne Soblet, the [______]sieur Pierre Chastain, aged about ____ years was buried the fourth of the month."[4]


  1. Find a Grave
  2. Soblet Family History;
  3. Dr. Pierre "Peter" Chastain's wives were: 1st., wife, Magdalene (DeRouchfoucauld) Chastain ~ married ca. 1679, Yverdon, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland. 2nd., wife, Susanne (Renaud/Reynaud) Chastain ~ married ca. 1690, Switzerland. 3rd., wife, Anne (Soblet) Chastain ~ married October 1701, Manakin Town, Henrico Co., VA. source: Pierre Chastain And His Descendants, First Five Generations in America (Vol. I). By the Pierre Chastain Family Association, 199
  4. Brock, R. A. Documents, chiefly unpublished, relating to the Huguenot emigration to Virginia and to the settlement at Manakin-Town, with an appendix of genealogies, presenting data of the Fontaine, Maury, Dupuy, Trabue, Marye, Chastain, Cocke, and other families. "Fragment of a Register of Deaths" p 110. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1962.
  • World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1 Author: Brøderbund Software, Inc. Publication: Release date: November 29, 1995 Note: ABBR World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1 CONT Customer pedigree. CONT CONT Source Media Type: Family Archive CD
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
  • Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2001. Births [database on-line] and Deaths [database on-line].
  • Soblet Family History[1]
  • Pierre Chastain Family Association[2]
  • Chastain Central[3]


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On 6 Jun 2016 at 12:38 GMT Keith (Forrester) Baker wrote:

Soblet-26 and Soblet-8 appear to represent the same person because: Soblet-26 is an obvious duplicate of Soblet-8, and should never have been created as recently as April 2016. The parents will likewise need to be merged, and all merges need to be done with the higher numbers merging into the lowest numbers, per WikiTree guidelines. Please exercise caution when creating of adding 'new' profiles. Dealing with obvious duplication such as these takes productive time and energy away from others. Thank you.

~ Keith

On 27 Nov 2015 at 17:32 GMT Sadie (Whanger) Culp wrote:

Soblet-23 and Soblet-8 appear to represent the same person because: Same family lines.

On 27 Nov 2015 at 17:31 GMT Sadie (Whanger) Culp wrote:

Soblet-25 and Soblet-8 appear to represent the same person because: Different dates but same family lines.

Anne is 19 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 12 degrees from Joseph Broussard, 20 degrees from Helmut Jungschaffer and 17 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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